Category Archives: World News

Prince William Calls Out Meghan Markle

Peter Hunt, a former correspondent and presenter, wrote on Twitter: “A royal calling out racism – Prince William at the unveiling of a national monument to the Windrush generation.” Users were quick to share their thoughts, with one person, under the name FaithfulRadical, writing: “The irony”. The pair moved to California last year to start new lives after stepping down

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Prince William Is ‘Already Changing’ the Monarchy

Prince William is “already changing the way things are done by the monarchy” ahead of a future role as the next prince of Wales, according to a royal commentator. The Duke of Cambridge marked his 40th birthday Tuesday, months after an ill-fated tour of Jamaica, Belize and the Bahamas. Among public relations missteps, William and Kate Middleton were photographed being driven while standing

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Ben Stiller Has Ukraine Summit With Zelenskyy

“Zoolander” met Zelenskyy on Monday as actor Ben Stiller visited Kyiv to mark World Refugee Day. The comedy star praised the Ukrainian president — himself a former comedian and actor — as a hero during the meeting, telling him: “You’re amazing.” Stiller visited Zelenskyy in his role as an ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency. It comes as Russia’s

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Giant Floating Restaurant Tips Over in South China Sea

Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant—a popular tourist attraction that welcomed celebrities and politicians including Tom Cruise and Queen Elizabeth II—capsized in the South China Sea on Sunday a week after leaving the city for an unannounced destination, the restaurant’s owner said. Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises, the restaurant’s parent company, said in a statement the floating restaurant encountered poor conditions after passing

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The Oldest Tree in The World

The world’s oldest tree may have been standing for centuries when the first boulders were erected at Stonehenge, new research suggests. The ancient giant, an alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides) known as the “Gran Abuelo” (or great grandfather in Spanish) that towers over a ravine in the Chilean Andes, may be roughly 5,400 years old, a new computer model suggests. If that date can

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From working at McDonald’s to traveling to Space

A rocket built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin carried its fifth group of passengers to the edge of space, including the first-ever Mexican-born woman to make such a journey. The 60-foot-tall suborbital rocket took off from Blue Origin’s facilities in West Texas at 9:26am ET, vaulting a group of six people to more than 62 miles above the Earth’s surface

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